Activists beaten, arrested in Myanmar rally: Witnesses

Security forces attacked and detained around eight Myanmar activists protesting in downtown Yangon, campaigners and witnesses said Thursday, in a surge in tension over spreading student rallies calling for education reforms in the former junta-run nation.

Brazil trucker protest ends: Police

A strike by Brazilian truckers over rising fuel costs that has disrupted delivery of key goods over the last two weeks is finished, highway police said on Wednesday.

Cong MLA ,150 others booked for protest in Raj Assembly

Congress MLA Ashok Chandna along with 150 persons have been booked for allegedly damaging public property and misbehaving with policemen during a protest at Rajasthan Assembly here, police said on Wednesday.

Taxis block Brussels in Uber protest

Hundreds of taxi drivers from Belgium and France brought central Brussels to a virtual standstill today with their vehicles in a protest against the web-based taxi app Uber.

Sachin Pilot, 40 others injured in Congressmen-police clash

 At least 40 persons, including Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot and 10 policemen, were injured on Tuesday when police tried to stop party workers who attempted to 'gherao' the Assembly to protest against Centre's ordinance on land acquisition Act.

Brazil beefs up police to quell trucker protest

 The Brazilian dispatched extra police Sunday to quell a strike by truckers opposing rising fuel and freight costs, after demonstrations turned violent.

Hong Kong police arrest 33 after anti-mainland march

Hong Kong police arrested 33 people and fired pepper spray during clashes with demonstrators that disrupted traffic Sunday, as a protest at the rising number of visitors from mainland China turned violent.

Thousands to join march over slain Russian opposition leader

Thousands of Russians prepared on Sunday to march through central Moscow in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down near the Kremlin in the highest-profile assassination of Vladimir Putin's rule.

Three arrested at Hong Kong anti-China protest, scuffles with police

At least three people were arrested as a group of about 400 people in Hong Kong clashed with police in the latest sign of ongoing tensions caused by China`s influence in the city.

Tripura protest condemns killing of Bangladeshi-American writer

Intellectuals, singers, writers and political activists staged a protest here on Sunday to denounce the killing of a Bangladeshi-American blog-writer in Dhaka last week.

Hong Kong rally against Chinese shoppers turns chaotic

Hong Kong police used pepper spray today to break up scuffles between protesters demonstrating against mainland Chinese shoppers and villagers from a border town.

Nepal police fire teargas at charter protesters

Nepalese police Saturday fired teargas and water cannon at thousands of opposition supporters who converged on the capital to protest controversial plans to vote on a disputed new national constitution.

Trade unions hold protest in Faridabad

Several trade unions today held a protest here against the government's plan to amend the existing labour laws alleging that it would lead to the infringement of rights of workers.

Kejriwal, political leaders join Hazare's protest on second day

 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday joined Anna Hazare on his second day of protest against the contentious land ordinance and shared the dais with the social activist.

Youth Congress protest against RSS chief's statement on Mother Teresa

 The Youth Congress on Tuesday staged a protest against Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat over his reported remark that the sole objective of Mother Teresa's service to the poor was to convert people to Christianity.

Arvind Kejriwal meets Anna Hazare at Maharashtra Sadan

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal meets Anna Hazare at Maharashtra Sadan on Monday. Anna Hazare is protesting against the land ordinance.

Engineering students from UP join Hazare protest

The protest which Anna Hazare launched on Monday against the land ordinance at Jantar Mantar here saw a group of about 100 students from an engineering college in Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh turning up to offer their support for the farmers' cause.

Anna Hazare's protest against Land Acquisition Ordinance: As it happened on Monday
Anna Hazare's protest against Land Acquisition Ordinance: As it happened on Monday

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare will hold a two-day protest at Jantar Mantar from Monday, on the day the Budget Session of the Parliament commences.

PM Modi's visit to Arunachal: China summons Indian envoy to lodge protest

China on Saturday summoned Indian Ambassador here and lodged a protest over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, saying it "undermined China's territorial sovereignty, right and interests".

Woman attacked for protesting attempted molestation in West Bengal

A woman was attacked and injured by two unidentified youths when she prevented them from molesting her daughter late at night at a village in Howrh district.